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US Medical School Enrollment Up 25% Since 2002

The availability of training positions or sites to accommodate the increase in students remains a top concern. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 18:21:46 EDT

Reader Poll: How Will the New Medicare Payment Plan Affect You?

Medicare's new compensation plan unfairly penalizes small group and solo practices, one professional group claims. What do you think? Medscape Medi. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 18:16:28 EDT

Privacy Concerns Over Google's Access to NHS Data

Google owned artificial intelligence firm DeepMind has been given access to a reported 1.6 million NHS patient records as part of a project to help he. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 16:56:22 EDT

Clinical Research, Controversies Highlight Thoracic Meeting

Controversy about e-cigarettes, debates on topics in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and a report on Ebola will all be featured at the American. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 15:44:24 EDT

Bacteria Blocks Mosquitoes From Transmitting Zika -Brazilian Study

Infecting mosquitoes with a genius of bacteria called Wolbachia significantly reduce their ability to transmit the Zika virus, report Brazilian resear. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 13:03:58 EDT

VT Ablation Reduces Healthcare Costs, Not Just ICD Shocks

Healthcare costs declined in the year after ventricular arrhythmia ablation, adding to the argument that "perhaps we should consider ablation soo. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 14:52:37 EDT

Mental Health Disorders Common Even Before Cancer Diagnosis

Common mental disorders start to increase months before patients receive a cancer diagnosis, and although mood disturbances decrease over time, rates. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 14:13:04 EDT

Warfarin, AF May Each Contribute to Dementia Risk in AF

Anticoagulation clearly plays a role in long-term brain health, a researcher notes, but "we learned as well that atrial fibrillation is an additi. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 12:30:07 EDT

FDA Makes E-Cigs Off-Limits to Minors

Starting on August 8, it will be illegal for retailers to sell any tobacco product, not just traditional cigarettes, to minors. Medscape Medical New. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 12:28:06 EDT

Overall Mortality Drops in Diabetes, But Data Raise Concerns

An Australian database finds overall improvement in terms of mortality in diabetic patients but raises concerns about younger people with diabetes and. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 12:16:51 EDT

Cancer Drugs in the US: High Prices but Low Value

Competition will not necessarily control cancer drug prices in the US, and compared with other industrialized nations, the US gets low value for its. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 12:00:27 EDT

VANISH: Ablation for Recurrent VT Bests Intensified Amiodarone

UPDATED // Catheter ablation reduced the primary outcome compared with aggressive drug therapy and should be the preferred treatment in this populatio. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 11:15:20 EDT

Pancreatic Cancer: Chemoradiotherapy vs Chemo Alone

Results from the LAP07 trial show no survival advantage for chemoradiotherapy vs chemotherapy alone in locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Medscape. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 10:57:21 EDT

ToxT Adds Time Dimension to Assess AEs of Cancer Treatment

A new analytic approach, known as Toxicity over Time (ToxT), incorporates the dimension of time into adverse event reporting in oncology clinical tria. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 10:50:58 EDT

Ultrasound Thalamotomy Benefits Essential Tremor

The investigational treatment of focused ultrasound shows significant improvement over sham treatment at 3 months, with sustained improvement at 12 mo. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 09:48:39 EDT

Arsenic-Contaminated Well Water Boosts Bladder Cancer Risk

Arsenic contamination in well water could be responsible for the unusually high rates of bladder cancer in northern New England. Medscape Medical Ne. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 09:27:20 EDT

Recurrent Respiratory Infection: Strongest Link With Diabetes

Babies with recurrent viral respiratory infections during their first 6 months have double the cumulative 5-year risk of developing type 1 diabetes. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 09:00:49 EDT

Lumbar Drain in Skull Base Surgery Reduces CSF Leak Rate

The reductions in cerebrospinal fluid leaks with the lumbar drain were substantial enough to end the randomized trial early. Medscape Medical News. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 08:39:40 EDT

Ozanimod Shows Efficacy in Ulcerative Colitis in Small Trial

In a small, phase 2 clinical trial, the oral experimental lymphocyte trafficking agent increased remissions at one of two dose levels. A safety analys. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 06:44:21 EDT

Telemedicine Brings Dermatology to Underserved Populations

Teledermatology dramatically increased the fraction of primary care patients who saw a dermatologist, according to a new analysis of California Medica. . . read more Thu, 5 May 2016 06:43:21 EDT

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CPR Help as Near as Your Phone

Title: CPR Help as Near as Your PhoneCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Bacteria Experiment May Point Way to Slow Zika's Spread

Title: Bacteria Experiment May Point Way to Slow Zika's SpreadCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your Town

Title: 4 Ways You Can Cut Smog in Your TownCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After Stroke

Title: New Guidelines Recommend Inpatient Rehab After StrokeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Hepatitis C Now Leading Infectious Disease Killer in U.S.

Title: Hepatitis C Now Leading Infectious Disease Killer in U.S.Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:0. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study Suggests

Title: No Statins Before Heart Surgery, Study SuggestsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer

Title: Seniors: Pump Iron, Live LongerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: Study

Title: Some Teen Girls Coerced Into Pregnancy: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Robots Stake Their Claim in the Operating Room

Title: Robots Stake Their Claim in the Operating RoomCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Ebola May Leave Some Survivors Blind

Title: Ebola May Leave Some Survivors BlindCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Why Humans Have Bigger Brains

Title: Why Humans Have Bigger BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICU

Title: Persistent Critical Illness May Keep Patients From Leaving ICUCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/4/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Wishing for Better Balance?

Title: Health Tip: Wishing for Better Balance?Category: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Health Tip: Walking is Good for You

Title: Health Tip: Walking is Good for YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: Poll

Title: 6 Years Later, Obamacare Still Divides America: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: Study

Title: Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart Beat

Title: Race May Influence Risk for Irregular Heart BeatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With Pacemakers

Title: Sleep Apnea May Raise Heart Risks in People With PacemakersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older Patients

Title: Lung Cancer Surgery Worthwhile for Older PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/5/2016 12:00:00 AM. . . read more Fri, 6 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT

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